upGrad, Asia’s higher edtech major, along with its subsidiary upGrad Rekrut, makes another significant stride by facilitating a maximum salary hike of 302% and an average CTC hike of 50% in April, May, June (AMJ), 2021.
As per upGrad Rekrut Quarterly Career Trends Report, Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Business Analyst, Big Data Engineer, and Digital marketing Executive remained some of the most sought-after professions during the quarter. The report highlights that 42 per cent of learners from the talent pool were placed in Bengaluru, followed by 25 per cent in Delhi and then 16 per cent in Mumbai. Furthermore, with diversity hiring on the rise for freshers to leadership roles, upGrad saw an increase in women participation since the last quarter, with 69% male learners and 31% women learners in this quarter.
In today’s hyper-connected workforce, a lot of professionals are willing to take the plunge and change jobs that meet their skills and provide work satisfaction. This is also indicated in a recent LinkedIn report where more than 64% of Indian professionals admitted that they are willing to change jobs or actively seek renewed roles to amplify their career growth in the next 12 months.
Commenting on the quarterly career trends report, Ajay Shah, Managing Founder, and Husain Tinwala, Co-Founder & Head Placements at upGrad Rekrut, in a joint statement said, “These career transitions reinforce our learners’ trust in us as their LifeLongLearning partner. We have always aimed at delivering powerful content pedagogy and employment-driven education backed by technology, that can foster meaningful career growth or transition for our learners. We are not only facilitating successful career transitions and placements for our learners, but also preparing them for next-gen job roles that will require a different set of industry relevant skills.”
Some of the top companies that hired upGrad learners include Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), Infosys, Cognizant, Delhivery, CitiusTech, Wipro, Ernst & Young, Flipkart, GroupM, Publicis Media Group, Vedantu, HT Media, Ugam Solutions and Paytm Money amongst others.
Driving deep learning by offering learners a hyper-personalized, comprehensive one-stop solution, upGrad is combining its proprietary AI-driven technology platform and its army of counsellors to handhold learners for the entire duration of their course.